interactive tablature

Music Note
FATpick is a smart viewer for guitar music. Open any GuitarPro file - or choose from over 1,500 shared tabs - in an animated tab player. Auto-scrolling notes show exactly what and when to play - in a standard musical notation. Rich tempo, zoom, navigation and looping controls make FATpick a powerful tool for reading music.

synchronized music

Headphones with Sound Waves
Each song is automatically synchronized with customizable backing tracks that play in time with the animated score - so you can hear as well as see the music. 100+ sample-based digital instruments create a realistic live-band experience. Independent, DAW-style volume and voice options for each track give you complete control over the audio mix.

instant feedback

Star Rating Feedback
FATpick listens as you play along - with any guitar - to give real-time feedback on your pitch and timing accuracy. Each note is tagged hit or missed - and early or late - as you play. Total score - and aggregated charts - summarize your performance to the end of each song. Leaderboards and historical stats track your progress over time.
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FATpick for MacOS and FATpick for Windows are available to download immediately.

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Pre-release versions of FATpick for other platforms are currently available to a limited audience.


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Tells You Exactly How to Play

Intuitive - and standard - tablature notation shows which string and fret to play.
Smooth-scrolling animation shows you when - and for how long.
Just pluck the string when the note hits the playhead.

Scrolling Guitar Tabs

Real-Time Feedback for Rapid Improvement

Sophsticated pitch and note onset / offset detection algorithms provide instant feedback on your timing and accuracy as you play. No special cables or equipment is needed - FATpick works with any guitar and your device's built-in microphone.

Real-Time Pitch Accuracy Feedback Accuracy and Timing Feedback Deferred Feedback

See notes you hit and miss, or detailed early/perfect/late timing feedback, or turn off color coding and wait for the performance summary at the end of the song. Experts agree a tight feedback loop is critical when learning a new skill.

Game Mechanics Make It Fun

Playing your favorite songs in an intuitive, game-like app - guitar practice never feels like a chore. Challenges, leaderboards, trophies, dynamic effects, and more keep you motivated and engaged.

Performance Summary

But this is no game. Instant feedback to identify ways to improve your playing. Historical stats to track yourprogress. Objective performance feedback is a powerful tool.

FATpick is free for a limited time.

Features

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350+ Songs Out of the Box

(and you're free to add more)

Song Search
FATpick includes a growing library of ready-to-play songs shared by users - more than 350 at last count. You can search and filter these songs by type and category and tag them to organize a list of your favorite songs.

Most songs contain several instruments or parts to choose from - like lead, rhythm, and bass guitar - for a total of more than 1500 playable tracks.

Independent, DAW-like audio controls and over 100 realistic virtual instruments let you customize the sound of each track - and set up right mix for your performance.

Listen to the full score to get feel for the song, or mute the track you're playing to hear yourself play along with the band.

Track Mixer

For a preview of the current public catalog you can search an up-to-date list of shared songs here.

Add Custom Songs

Instantly add custom songs to FATpick by importing any file in the Guitar Pro format - the de facto standard for sharing tabs with hundreds of thousands of files available online.

Play Custom Songs
Cover Art Import

Simply open the file you want to import, confirm title / artist / album, and optionally look for cover art to associate with the song. Play new songs in seconds.

Users have added nearly 2,300 custom tabs to FATpick. Even playing 8 hours a day, every day, it would take you nearly a month to play them all.

Tools for Guitarists

Our goal is to make FATpick your go-to app for guitar practice — not just the best way to read guitar tabs or learn new songs but a guitar practice companion with the tools and information you want at your fingertips while you practice.

With in-app tools like the metronome or chromatic tuner and reference content like the chord database, track heat map and fretboard charts the information you need is never more than a few clicks away. There's even a special mode for lefties.

Screenshots

Searching for a song Playing a song in the tab viewer Track Configuration and Selection
A song with chords in the interactive tab player In-app Fretboard Diagram Screenshot Fretboard Heatmap Diagram Screenshot (Dark Theme)
Gameplay Screenshot of Tab Player with Dark Theme Screenshot of FATpick's Guitar Tuner
Screenshot of the Advanced Audio Analysis Settings Panel Chord Database Screenshot Player Stats

(You can also find dozens of high-resolution FATpick screen captures in the media kit.)

Free for a limited time.

FATpick has been available for free - no ads, no time limits, no premium content - in order to "field test" the app in diverse environments. This policy remains in effect, but the field testing phase will soon come to an end.

FATpick is still free. But we anticipate switching to a paid model in the coming months. When we do, early adopters - and only early adopters - will be eligible for a special offer that includes a signficant discount from the regular price.